MV Cape Finisterre
Geared Bulk Carrier
Official Number: 701026
Call Sign: GCMC
Tonnages: 16,250 gross 9,116 net 26,003 deadweight
Engine: M.A.N. K7SZ70 oil engine, by Mecanica Pesada S.A. Tourbate 13,300 bhp 15 knots.
Cargo Handling: Fitted with four electric hydraulic deck cranes of 25 tons SWL suitable for grab handling.
August 1982: Completed by CCN-Maua, Rio de Janeiro (Yard No. 148) for Lyle Shipping Co. Ltd Glasgow.
Scottish Ship Management Ltd., Glasgow, managers.
1984: Managers became Scottish Ship Management Ltd., Bermuda. Transferred to Bermuda flag.
1985: Managers became Scottish Ship Management Ltd. Hong Kong. Transferred to Hong Kong registry.
1986: Sold A.S. Maritima Inc. Acomarit Maritime Services UK Ltd managers. Philippines flag, renamed ADELFA.
1988: Sold Peramos Shipping Co. Ltd. Kassos Maritime Enterprises, managers. Greek flag, renamed ATLAS.
Lauritzen Bulker Pool.
1998: 29th December, reported laid up and under arrest at Piraeus.
1999: Sold by auction at Piraeus for $2.6 million US. Dharma Shipping Co. Ltd. Hopesay Maritime Inc. managers.
Cyprus flag renamed NESTOR.
2004: February. Sold by auction in Korea for US$3.3 million, KL Marine S.A. Panama flag, renamed PACIFIC
INNOVATOR, Sunwoo Shipping Co. Ltd., managers.
2004: Reported sold to Russian interests for US$6 million.
2005: May. Sold Dunsink Trading Ltd. Cambodia flag, renamed PACIFIC NOVATOR.
2008: April. Sold to Pure Shipping S.A., Ataduru Denizcilik Ve gemi, managers. Renamed ANATOLIA. Panama flag.
2009: April 11th. Attacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden. Attack repelled by the crew with water hoses.
After the attack, the master reported that there was an unexploded rocket propelled grenade in his cabin!
2010: Broken up, India.